New York Yankees star Martin Prado is expected to miss the rest of the regular season after an emergency appendectomy.

Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network passed along the news:

The Yankees later confirmed the news of Prado appendectomy (via Danny Knobler):

New York also moved Prado to the 60-day disabled list (via Brendan Kuty of

Prado turned into a terrific midseason acquisition for the Yankees. He filled numerous roles in the field while hitting .316 with seven home runs in 37 games after coming over from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Ichiro Suzuki and Stephen Drew will likely see more consistent time with him out of the lineup.


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